|Born:||March 22, 1940||Draft:||Joined Maple Leafs in 1960|
|Known For:||Hall of Fame||Shoots:||Left|
David Michael Keon (born March 22, 1940) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre. He played professionally from 1960 to 1982, including 15 seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986. Keon was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. On October 16, 2016, as part of the Toronto Maple Leafs centennial celebrations, Keon was named the greatest player in the team’s history. In 2017, Keon was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players in NHL history.
Dave Keon Statistics
- Remembering Toronto Maple Leafs Glory
- “Keon and Me”: Dave Bidini’s Search for the Lost Soul of the Leafs
- Comparing Today’s Maple Leafs Forwards With the Best of All Time
- Toronto Maple Leafs’ Top 20 Goal Scorers All-Time
- One For the Ages: Dave Keon’s 1979-80 NHL Season
- Won Calder Trophy (best rookie) in 1961
- Won Lady Byng Trophy twice (1962, 1963)
- Won Conn Smythe Trophy in 1967
- Played in eight All-Star Games (1962, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973)
- Keon’s jersey (#14) retired by Maple Leafs in 2008
Lifelong storyteller and experienced hockey reporter that has covered everything from major juniors to the NHL. Worked for various newspapers across Minnesota and North Dakota, and now covering the Colorado Avalanche for THW.